Jim Capaldi made wonderful music with Traffic, and on a run of seriously star-studded solo albums
Paul Sexton scours the new releases to find there’s nowt so prog as folk, with the latest releases fromShirley Collins, Alasdair Roberts, Sham, Luke Daniels, Stick In The Wheel and more
Paul Sexton’s pick of acoustic-styled songsmiths, old and new, with the latest releases from Lankum, David Thomas Broughton, Jon Boden, Megan Henwood and Chris Simmons
Fairport Convention’s initial decade, documented via familiar and unreleased material in a trove of 120-plus tracks
Paul Sexton’s pick of acoustic-styled songsmiths, old and new, featuring Lianne Hall, William The Conqueror, The Black Guards, Jenny Lindfors, Ashley Hutchings, Anne Briggs and Stackridge
Those characteristic talkbox echoes can only mean one thing: Peter Frampton, the ‘Face of ’68’ and a main ingredient in Humble Pie. In 1976 he came alive with a live-album monster
The 50th anniversary of their debut may be approaching, but Procol Harum aren’t slowing down. Prog catches up with frontman Gary Brooker and new lyricist Pete Brown to find out more
Pastoral folk meets psychedelic rock in the cosmic sounds of Galley Beggar, who have managed to bewitch both prog fans and heavy metal heads alike with their mesmerising music
On their 23rd studio album, Steeleye Span mine the dark depths of English folk, while giving the treasures they unearth a 21st-century polish
Inspired by the raw, extreme power of nature, Wolf People’s new album strips away their folky origins in favour of heavy riffs and a post-apocalyptic concept. Jack Sharp tells Prog more.
Paul Sexton rounds up new progressive folk releases from Wizz Jones, John Renbourn, Pentangle, Shirley Collins, Adam Torres and Littlebow
He was the driving force behind Genesis, but stage fright and illness drove him from the band and on to an illustrious and varied solo career
The story of Ashley Hutchings is the story of modern-day folk music. He founded Fairport Convention, Steeleye Span and The Albion Band, and tells Prog about the prog spirit that fuels him.
How pioneering label Blue Horizon turned a corner of British suburbia into the blues capitals of the world, with a little help from Eric Clapton and Fleetwood Mac.
On their third release When We Are Death, Finnish five-piece Hexvessel have crafted a surprisingly upbeat and positive album, one that blends their black metal roots with dark psychedelia and
While at Abbey Road, Alan Parsons worked his magic on everyone from Pink Floyd to Al Stewart and The Beatles, then came out from behind the mixing desk to form The Alan Parsons Project.